On February 26, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released its enforcement and litigation statistics for fiscal 2020, which ended on September 30, 2020.
As of July 1, 2021, New York City fast food employees cannot terminate their employees without “just cause” or “bona fide economic reasons.”
Social media platform settles a gender discrimination case involving its former Chief Operating Officer for $20 million. Following the settlement, Pinterest has made cultural and hiring changes, but the changes are mostly aimed at equality in pay and improving diversity, not at inclusion in thought among leaders.
Beginning January 1, 2021, an amendment to the California Code of Regulations section on prevention of harassment and discrimination (2 CCR § 11023 et seq) will take effect.
As of November 2, 2020, at least seventeen states have a regulation or recommendation that employers conduct training for some or all of their workforce on COVID-19 protocol.
Perhaps nowhere online are people more vocal than Twitter. A lightning rod for opinion, Twitter is useful for harvesting unfiltered opinions on anything.
Legislative Update: California Extends Time Period for Implementing Harassment Training for All Employees
On Friday, August 30, 2019 California Governor Gavin Newsome signed into law SB 778, which amends the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.
Nearly everyone would agree that 2020 has been a year filled with twists that have turned the HR world on its head. Just when the employment law community felt we had a handle on COVID-19 policy compliance, the world was shocked by heartbreaking displays of police brutality and racial insensitivity. When one round of protests […]
Business leaders have spent the better part of the last three years assessing their compliance needs in response to increased legislation requiring sexual harassment training.
Virginia has enacted a detailed set of regulations called an “Emergency Temporary Standard” aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19 that include significant training obligations for many Virginia employers.